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 I  F  With which is incorporated. "The Huntingdon Sta  y>  Vol. X,, No. 14.  ������������������������,./  ABBOTSFORD. B, C./ErIDAY,  JULY 16,   1915  ������*>8  $1.00 per Year  it  PACKED FRUIT DISPLAYS  BY PACKING  SCHOOL PUPILS  The following circular is being  sent out to the secretaries of Fall  Fairs and is self-explanatory:  The Department of ' Agriculture  will provide Prize money for the displays of packed fruit put up by'  Packing School pupils of the year.  1915, at the following points:  Salmou Arm���������Fall Fair.  Suniineiiand���������Apple  Show  Creston���������Fall Fair.  Nelson���������Exhibition.  Kelowna���������Fall Fair.  Nakusp���������Fall Fair  - Chilliwack���������Fall Fair. '  Mission���������Fall Fair.  Kaslo���������Fall Fair.  Armstrong���������Fall Fair.   ���������  ' Grand Forks���������Fall Fair.  Ganges���������Fall Fair.  - ��������� Trail���������Fall Fair.  ���������The packing schools which may exhibit at the Mission City Fall Fair  are as follows.  - Mission    Citay,    Abbotsford    and  Huntingdon.  For each of these schools, prize  money of $15.00, $10.00 and. $5.00  will.be-awarded, as indicated-on the  enclosed', .. announcement '.'Packed.  .Ffuit'-'-Displays.- -by f Paclung.,School  Pupils'" The rules of the competition  are quoted on the enclosure. .  - '���������r.These Packed.Fruit Displays have  in.'tlie past,, been one of the principal  features-in many of our Fairs, both  in the-display of fruit they make and  the interest-in them. The Prize Money given is apart from the regular  Departmental grant to Agricultural  Fairs. .- -   ���������"-],  In the season I shall send you " a  ���������list of the names and addresses of  the pupils of the SchoolAor Schools  entitled 'to compete at your exhibition, which will give you an oportun-  ity to bring the matter again to their  atention, so that you may secure "as  large as possible an exhibit.  Yours very truly,  R. M. "WINSLOW,  Horticulturist.  Packed Fruit Displays by  Packing School Pupils  All pupils of packing schools, who  attained a proficiency of 75 per cent,  or over in the Packing Schools conducted by the Department of Agriculture during the winter months 1914-  1915, are eligible for entry in' competitive exhibits of packed fruit.  Where two or more schools show at  one fair, prizes will "be given for  each school represented. No. 1st  Prize will be awarded where thereare  less than 5 exhibits: No. 1st or 2nd  Prize where there are less than 4  exhibits; if only three exhibits are  shown, only one prize, a 3rd prize  will be awarded. These competitions will be conducted in all districts in which Packing Schools were  held in 1915, as follows (the number  includes Mission City)  Rules for Competition  No entry fees. Each, competitor  to exhibit five standard boxes of five  or fewer varieties to be packed by  the pupils without assistance; five  packs in the diagonal style; all layers, except the face,'wrapped; no  layer papers; fruit may be wiped;  cover need not have been nailed down  The fruit will be scored on the  following basis:  points  Grading    .....  20  Packing  Alignment��������� 20  Bulge 20  Height of ends .20  Firmness 20  AN  OPEN LETTER  Editor, "The Abbotsford Post"  To The Peopile of Abbotsford Town-  site, Matsqui unci Siuuaj  Municipalities  At a public meeting held in Abbotsford this week, an account of  which' appears elsewhere in this issue, a committee was appointed to  receive subscriptions.' This'committee has achieved excellent results already in Abbotsford Townslte, Matsqui and' Sumas Municipalities. However, it is, next to' impossible to approach every individual, aiid we  would ask any who have not been  solicited and who would -like to give  to this fund, to hand their subscriptions to one of these gentlemen or to  the Treasurer at the Bank. All subscriptions will be duly acknowledged  by receipt and publication in this paper.  Abbotsford and district has "responded very heartily to various  funds since the commencement of the.  war, but much money has been sent  from this district without the District  receiving proper credit for same.  -  There may be some. who ��������� do not  approve of buying guns, but now that  a committee has .been appointed and  properly organized donations-large  jcuvsmall will be~received''-an"d^iF'Seht'  iirmarked for-any special'object will  be put aside for that purpose.,Everyone cannot give a big sum but nearly  PUBLIC MEETING ON MONDAY  LAST IN THE GAZLEY HALL  An enthusiastic meeting, if not as  large as desired, waG held in the Gazley Hall on Monday, ^evening last, the  12th, to consider tli.o purchase of a  machine gun for tlie' B, C. Battalion  at the front. ������  In the absence of.Mr. R. A. Trethewey, who was unavoidably detained  .at the beginning of the meeting, Mr.  C. Hill-Tout took' the chair, being  supported by Reeve1 A. A. Cruick-  shank of Matsqui. and'Reeve Frank  Munroe of Sumas municipality.  The meeting opened with the National Anthem; and a patriotic .song  from Mr. Blair.      '"  Mr. W. Taylor; 'being.. ,appointed  secretary, gave reasons for the, calling of the meeting'' and outlitfed the  work already done He-reported that  it was -originally .intended^ ;tq. -raise  $1000 forgone Lewis Machine Gun,  but that as.$1100 had been promised  in three days, the'- 'meeting would'  ���������have to determine' what' should be  done .with any_surplus'funds; as the  ground had not yetlbeen covered and  probably- mbr.e' subscriptions would  roll in. Included in this $"1100 was  $230' frcjn .the employeies.of the A. T.  THE   MATSQUI   COUNCIL  The .regular meeting of the Matsqui council was held in the municipal hall on  Saturday July  3rd,  with  the reeve, in the chair and all members of the council in attendance. .  '     The.minutes of the previous meeting were read and  confirmed.  ,   Communications Received  .From  J.  C.  Berkenkamp,  enclosing  a signed statement from Mr. G. L. J.  Birnie  to  the  effect  that    he     had  known him as a settler in the community since 1913 and that he.had  been improving his property by build  ing his house and clearing his land  since that time.    The clerk was instructed to reply that this statement  was not sufficient proof that he had  enough  improvements  to   have     his  property classed as Improved land.  -   From G.    H.    Loach,    protesting  strongly against being asked to endorse a cheque for road work and to  return it for taxes before he had received his tax notice.    The clerk was  instructed to reply that it was the intention of the council to inform every person who went to work on the  roads that their taxes would be held  out, payment of them being made by  cheques which would be endorsed and  returned,   and   by   this   method   the  Council 'i;wouldj-be.venabled'.-to. ,under-  raise^OOu-.for.twb guns in the'd^l^-3;m������re  ���������ad r"WOTk . tha1*'. lMy  .tricts of-Ahbotsford; Sumas and Mats-  ���������������'uld otherwise have been able to do  everyone can scrape up something,,  and it surely is the least those of us  (who from one reason and another  aren ot taking any other active part)  .can. do is to sacrifice a little and help  the brave boys who are, doing their  fluty for us. Remember1 the old saying ."He who "gives quickly gives  twice." Canada is makings history  just now, let us see to it that Abbotsford does her share.  J. A. McGOWAN  SOBER VIEWS  Dauber���������"I observe that you don't  like, my pictures, sir; but I can only  paint things as I see them."  Critic���������"Then you shouldn't paint  while you're seeing such things like  that."  80  100  The fruit judge will forward his  score to the Department of Agriculture, and the pupils awarded first,second and third, will, receive prizes of  $15.00, $10.00 and $5.00. Only pupils of 1915 Schools may compete.  Pupils whose pack scores 75 per cent,  or over are credited with these points  for diplomas whether they, were successful in receiving money or not.  W. E. SCOTT  Deputy Minister of Agriculture  Mission City Packing  School  Feb. 4-0,   1015  The following were the pupils who  composed the Packing School last  winter and the percentage obtained at  the close of the school:  R. Deagle  85  T. Northcote  85  A.   Kramer tf- 87  R. Hunter  80  E. Catherwood :,.;....... - , 80  E. Osborne, Snr. ���������...  85  E. Isborne, Jnr.,  90  Miss Lambarde {1)'.......... - 75  Abbotsford Packing School  W. S. Hill-Tout .I........  82  H. J. Hill-Tout ....:..  75  C. B. Hill-Tout  75  John Aitker "... ...80  Geo.   Hayes  75  Huntingdon Packing School  J. W. Winson  87  Mrs.   Winson  75  Wm. Porter  75  W. H. Fadden  90 J  qui, any surplus funds to-be given  for "."the work of the Red Cross' or  other purpose-for the benefit of, the  soldiers at the front. -  A; committee comprised-of-'Messrs  J. A. McGowan,' A.'"Hulton-Harrop,  and D.1 McLagan-"were-appointed to  act'as collectors for the-fund and arrange for the purchase of the guns.  Mr. S. A. Morlcy was appointed  Treasurer.  It was stated at the meeting that  there would be no expenses charged  by the collectors of this' fund���������all  expenses, and there will be some, will  be given gratis.  It was decided that the disposition  of the guns should be left .to the B.  C.  Military authorities.  All subscriptions will be acknowledged in the Abbotsford Post, when  tlie list is completed and funds-collected; and the'disposition of all monies collected will be also placed in  the columns of this'paper. -  Anyone not at the meeting, missed  two most- excellent and enthusiastically patriotic speeches, the equal* of  which has never been heard in, Abbotsford; and Reeve A. A. Cruick-  shank and Prof. Hill-Tout.showed by  their little talk that-they realize the  true and awful meaning of the war  should the enemy be successful in  defeating the Allies; and also what; it  meant in the cause of freedom and  j extension of the liberties of the people in all parts of the world should  Britain and Allies be successful in  downing the"Kaiser and his military  ideas. They be.came, as it were  carried away into, the depths of the  subject and as one gentleman said,  'spoke right from the heart of a true  Anglo-Saxon' The audience highly  appreciated the two  speeches.  Mr. Cruickshank'appealed to have  no stone unturned to help win this  great war, and stated that more and  more recruits would, be wanted from  this and every part of the British  Empire before the battle'would be  won. "  Mr. Cruickshanks-two sons have  gone to the front, and it can well be  imagined how intensely interested  he.feels on this subject.  A hearty vote of thanks were accorded the following gentlemen: Mr.  A.  Hulton-Harrop,  Mr.  D.  McLagan  tax   sales ' the   property  of. soldiers  who  have enlisted and gone to the.  front is liable to be sold for arrears  of taxes  Be it therefore resolved that a memorial be prepared setting out. the  facts signed by the Mayor and .City  Clerk,' and forwarded to t?he Lieut-  Governor in council praying that such ���������  relief would be granted in the premises as the circumstances warrant  >  and in,particular that the lands of all  soldiers who enlist and .go to the  front;be protected from and be ex-  empted-from;sale for arrears of taxes  in'all municipalities-'Until the-end of  the war and a" further period of six  months, thereafter.  ' Be it further resolved that copies  of������������������ this resolution be forwarded to  the councils of all municipalities in  British ^Columbia with the request  that they co-operate with this council in obtaining the redress above outlined, "i", ' .    .  From, D. J. McCrimmon, stating  that logs and brush were being piled  on"':his "land in the, opening up of a  road to" the property of E. Olson, also,  that- he wanted , them, to keep the  fence closed until it is moved ,oni the  line as he; cannot keep the cattle-put  of his garden.,   Filed.  ,'.,/.-.From.-Messrs;- -, McQuarrie, -Martin.  -Cassadyand Macgbwan, asking.that'  their account for last year.be paid.  ' Owen-McCallum, that the municip-  al'solicitors'  bill  for  1914   be  paid.  also",  that :he had signed an'- undertaking that the taxes would be 'paid  on the property which, he, with-others ; less the-marked items, which, in-the  had subdivided, although it was'tb be j opinion "'of the council;" are ."covered.  regretted, that he had'not been informed before he went to work'as to  the condition of employment.  From' the North Vancouver Council, enclosing copy of resolution passed by that body praying that the properties of soldiers who enlist and go  to the front be. protected from sale  for taxes until six months after the  end of the war.  Owen-Elliott, that Matsqui Council  endorse the resolution re exempting  soldiers' lands from sale for arrears  of taxes, as per resolution circulated  by North Vancouver  Council.  ��������� The folloAving resolution was. read  by the clerk: Resolved that the attention of the provincial government  be called to the fact that in municipalities which contemplate holding  for their energy in canvassing ' for) the cause  of freedom and justice  subscriptions. Reeve A. A. Cruickshanks Mr. Hill-TOut and other speakers and the subscribers.  Mr. Hill-Tout read a letter he received from the Lieutenant-Governor  of B. C. with reference to a Commemoration Day to be observed on August  4 in every to.\vn, village or hamlet  throughout the British Empire.  This day in 1914 saw the gauntlet  thrown down to the German Military  party by the Free British Empire,and  it is desired to on this day bring  home to the people���������every man, woman and child���������-in the British Empire, why we entered the war and  what we are fighting for.  The proceedings will probably take  the form of Patriotic speeches and  songs.  A committee consisting of Messrs  Wiggins, Barrett, Taylor and Morley  were elected to make arrangements  for this day; further particulars will  appear in this paper.  All loyal subjects who can help on  this day in the way of speeches, patriotic songs, musical and instrumental solos, will' please give their names  to the committee.  Let us make this a day to be remembered in days to come; let us  get right in the swim and make the  beginning of many anniversaries for  by the^ retaining' fee.    Carried...  From the B. C. Telephone. Co., Ltd.  stating-that their line had been blown  down by men working on the Aberdeen road and that their manager  on arriving on the scene was not very  courteously . treated by the foreman  in charge.' " Councillor Melander reported that the manager had agreed  to be on the ground by a certain  time and when he failed to appear  the work was proceeded.. '  From W. J. Ware, asking permission to use a cedar tree on the road  by.Mr. Ryall's property for pests, a-  greeing to ch an up all litter and rubbish- after the felling. Permission  was granted provided he remove the  stump as well.  From Royal Columbian Hospital,  asking when they will receive, payment ' for the account due for the  care of Taylor and Hendrickson. The  clerk was instructed to reply that pay  ment would be made in due course.  From W. D. Wallace, County Auditor, Bellingham, stating that the  Board of County Commissioners for  Whatcom County Avill be glad to meet  Matsqui council at any time and anyplace designated by them during the  week beginning July 12th, excepting  Tuesday, the 13th. The clerk was  instructed to state that the council  would meet them at Sumas on Saturday, July 17th at 1 o'clock at the  Swail Hotel.  From Post Office Inspector, s'ating  that the regulations are to the effect  that every letter should be stamped  or post-marked with the date stamp  when deposited Iii the post office even should It afterwards necessarily  remain several hours or days before  it should be despatched.    Filed.  From Clayburn Company, Limited  stating that they were endeavoring to  rid their property of noxious weeds,  but expect the Municipality to do  likewise, and that the Clayburn and  ,Wright roads were badly in need of  attention. Councillor McCallum stated that this work was being attended to and the letter was ordered filed.  From A. E. Lien, stating that noxious weeds were growing on the road  (Continued on Last Page)  sS^ Tffl ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  &J.-.-_--., :  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  , a weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Our  Advertising  rates  made  known  on  application  Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor   agin'   the   Government  J. A. BATES,  Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, JULY'10, 1915  Canada is coming into prominence these days more quickly  than it probably would in times fof peace. Our soldiers nave  eone to the front, and from tlie accounts we have seen in the  papers have saved the day and prevented the German rush to  Calais���������the German objective. Having won such laurels then  so far on the battlefield it is only natural that the people of the  British Empire, north, south, east and west should look with  favor upon a country that can produce such brave men, .capable  of such deeds. The conclusion, then would be that something  good can come out of Canada.' ������  Canada covers a large area of land fit for agricultural purposes has large resources'iu minerals which have never been  developed, the timber of the dominion is probably the largest  in the world���������at least in the British Empire. Our grain, our  minerals and our timber are required by the Mother country  and the Allies when the great, reconstruction period comes  as it surely must after the war is over���������possibly a little before.  There is no country so rich in the world as the Mother country,  and in return for what Canada has done in the way of great  assistance during tlie present war, it may be possible, that investments will be made in Canada during the next few years  that will develop the resources of this province in a way .that  we little dream of at the present time. There are hints even  now that Canada will prosper by the investment of capital that  previous to the war went in other directions.  Then let us not be down-hearted.  NEW   -WESTMINSTER   MAIIKET  Visitors to our chief city at the coast are surprised at the real  'dpwn-in-the-mouth feeling' of the once optimistic, and shall we  say boastful pride of that city, who took itself so seriously as to  believe that it was the 'whole cheese' in British Columbia. If it  was not to be started in Vancouver no industry in the province  was worthy of support by the people there. It was filled with  real estate agents to the brim who had for sale lands hundreds of  miles away from that city, and these far away lands were boosted  in preference to the fertile lands of the Fraser, in many cases  aud alwavs to the future detriment of the welfare of the big city  of the province. It is now remarked that no province is squealing so much about the hard times as the province of British  Columbia���������It should be Vancouver is crying aloud.  It is with pleasure that we notice that a Vancouver daily.is  doing a little boosting for this part of the Fraser Valley���������in the  fruit industry. It is only hoped that the good work will be continued and extended so that it will take in every- part of the Fra?  ser Valley and its individual farmers and fruit growers. Too  much of it cannot be done.  ��������� " No city can get along without the country around it. The city  can do much for the country and the small country village, and  so can the community surrounding a large city dp much for-the  city, The city town or village depends primarily on the agricultural background. It is the settlement of a few thousands  or hundreds of thousands, hemmed in on all sides by farms  and reached from all directions by roadways that lead out into  the open country and over which much of its trade travels. The  question of the city to.the country districts and vica versa is  an important one.  Much of the traditional separation between the city or town  and the country is due to what we may call natural causes, resulting from the conditions under which the towns have developed. The citv has its separate political organizations, its' own  government, its own enterprises to support by taxation from  within, and it has been interested mostly in its own development by attracting trade, seeking to establish urban industries,  and cherishing its ambition to become a city among cities.  The corporation line has become a boundary line between the  city arid the country, with the tide of trade flowing from the  country to" the town without a counter-balancing movement  out into the country to develop its resources and to foster its  life. The resources of the country have built up the city, or  town; and in many cases the public improvements resulting  from this wealth are largely applied in- the betterment of the  incorporated settlement. Sometimes the farmer comes to feel  that the town-centered community is selfish, seeking only to  advance its own interests alone, seeking the major benefit by  fixing both the price on what the farmer has to sell and on  what the farmer has to buy. This man not always be true, but if  is true in part, and there is just enough truth about it to cause  that feeling of separation of interests.  It has been said that the solution is to make the country  town or city a real part of country life, and to develop one  programme for the upbuilding of the town and the country,  life  of' the  town  cannot be separated  from the life  of  the  The    life    of     the    town    cannot    be    separated    from the  gize country affairs unless the towns are considered equally  in the process.    The interests of town and country merge and  cross.    The towns and some cities are the cross-roads of trade,  the tying centres where the business interests of all the farm-       _ ���������,  ers in the trade area head up and thus give employment to a bitterly,  certain population.    The average country town or big city is h������,u������ ������������������  an: agricultural distributing point, for the distribution of sup  plies and provisions to the farmer on the one hand, and for  the shipment,- assortment, or manufacturing of the farmer's products on the other.    The thrift of the farmers of the country  is the soul of the business life of all towns, large or small.  The town and country interests of our province are essentially one; their commercial life is largely one. The business  interests���������the merchant, the banker, the manufacturer, and all  tho rest���������must become alert to the necssity for creating fair,  and adequate relations with the land population in their own  trade area in the interests of their own greatest ultimate gain.  The sooner our cities get in closer touch with the country  districts of the province the sooner will we have a prosperous  B. C.  Co operation is the key-note.  ' The volume of supplies on the New  Westminster market showed a falling  off and trading in all lines was not  nearly so brisk last week as has  been the case for the past few weeks.  Evidently the- farmers of the Fraser  Valley are more concerned about the  safe harvesting of their hay and grain  crops than with the local market at  present and City Clerk Mackenzie pre  diets' a slim market for. some weeks  as a result.,  What supplies appeared however  were of exceptionally fine quality,  and especially was this t. oe yf the  fruit lines. Raspberries made'their  appearance in fair quantities, but the  demand was quite brisk for crate lots  which sold from $1.25 to $2.00'according to the size of the individual  boxes. Red' currants and blackberries sold at the same prices and trailing in these lines was a feature.  Meats showed a big falling eff in  the quantity displayed and also the  price took a slight drop all. round.  The supply is away in excess of the  demand just now, say local butchers  who predict a still further drop within the course of the week.  Chickens opened strongly and as  usual a very brisk trade was conducted at this section all morning. Prices  remained at last week's quotations.  Ducks sold around'.160 and were purchased solely by the Chinese buyers  Butter and eggs held firm at last  week's prices, although the supply  fell  off  considerably.  The following were tlie prices.  Poultry  Ducks, old, live weight ..13(5 to 150  Ducks, young, live weight 150 to 170  f.hickens    110  to  "130  Broilers  :  150 to 20(5  Fruit  Raspberries,   per  box   100  Raspberries 2-5 crate $"1.25 to $1.50  Raspberries 4-5 crate.$1.75 to $2.00  Blackberries   2-5   crate    $1.50  Blackberries   4-5   crate   $2.00  Cherries, per lb        5 0 to 80  Gooseberries? per basket  100  Gooseberries, per lb  '........-.....80  Gooseberries 2-5 crate $1.25 to $1.50  Gooseberries   4-5   crate    $1.75  Red Currants, per quart  :...150  White Currants, per quart ...: 150  Loganberries, per crate ............ $1.65  Vegetables  New Potatoes, 18 lb.s for  25(5  New Potatoes! per sack  $1.00  Green Peas, ,8   lbs for  250  Celery, per bunch  56  Lettuce, 2 bunches for  50  Onions, 3 bunches for  . 50  Radishes, 3 buches for  "-��������� 50  Cabbage,   head :50  Spinach, per h  '. 4 0  New Beets, 3 bunches  56  Cucumbers 50  Turnips, white, 2 bunches  56  Carrots,'red, 2 bunches  .-....56  Eggs nad Butter  Eggs, retail   ���������- 300-  Eggs, wholesale  256 to 216  Butter, per  lb, ' 2,56,  Butter, wholesale, per lb" 216  Wholesale Meat  Steer Beef,  in carcass   11V26  Beef, hindquarters .... 140 to  13V26  Beef, fo-requarters  '. -$Vz6  Pork,  per   lb    Htf  Veal, No. 1, per lb  130 to 14V20  Veal, large, per lb-* 100 to 120  Mutton    120   to   140  Spring Lamb  '. 160 to 170-  Young Pigs, each  $3 to $5  Fish  Sockeye salmon, per lb  12^0  Spring  Salmon,   3   lbs   250  Herring,   3   lbs   250  Steelhead,. per' ��������� 150  Smelts,   per   lb    100  Whiting, per lb  .' - 100  Halibut, per lb   :150  Codfish,  per lb   12 VW  Sturgeon,   per   lb   ...��������� 150  Crabs,   2   for   : "...250  BmiamnfjiBmBrnmrnmBBfaR  al������T������  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City |  a  mmBBammBmmmBmmBnimmaBmB  For the best job printing patron  ize the Abbotsforl Post. It is the on  ly paper published for Abbotsford.  E.-' Q.: Brundage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work  at  practical  prices  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  if:  ?%  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley.  of Abbotsford, B.C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  .    or'information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  uv the district, and industries already established, ij  YOU ARI3 DKLTGHTKI)  when you can got plenty of hot  water, but when the plumbing is  out of order, that's a different  story. It is a good plan to have  your plumbing looked ' Over every now and then, to see that  it is in proper condition. When  you need a plumber again, remember that we do good plumb-  . ing, and our charges are all  right.  WM. ROBERTS   .  Plumbing;'Shop  Old Creamery Bldg- Abbotsford  /^=  ?S������\  AN 'ALTERNATIVE  "What are you. anyway," contemptuously inquired Mrs. Peck during  the quarrel, "a man or a mouse?"  "A man" answered Henry Peck  "If I were a mouse I'd  have you up on that table by now  yelling for help."   Nothing, will  .   "add,more to  the pleasure.of the friends and !kiris������6lk  at home. ���������-'' ,  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD'  :-:     B.  C.      :-:  35  anfcfei  &  GRAND RECOMMENDATION  The following is the recommendation lately given by a lady to her  departing servant: "The bearer Jias  been in my house a year minus eleven months. During that .time /she  has shown herself diligent���������at the  house-door. Frugal���������in work. Mindful���������of herself. Prompt���������in excuses  Friendly���������towards men. Faithful���������-  to her lovers, and honest���������when everything has vanished."  See me now about that Insurance  I have a large and splendid supply of  t Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  i������  Abbotsford  ._ :._   ______ _ _ .��������� _ ��������� ...���������^, .:,���������-..- A  i-.^^'---:::---?~���������~-~?z::~-:-s^r~-'-y-~---r-- .---���������--.���������::-.~-r-~;-:v.~;-.r;;~-"-.-r.i-:.r-^ . . Jf'-.'1' .���������������������������"'I'-'1|- ' - ���������        ��������� n. .ii.mubJjui^lMMJMffiMffllil^li^^  rEsjjff;.������ i.,j; Ftftf ^jft} ^^V^nt *\u " fL-fc^J > ^J-^rsM* -*~+kfr������ **<*&-'* 9^-i^--** V^U*.^ s#������fr>, *?* * v w,������ &&i **?���������*# nJi1'  EL.  r     TOE A&BOTSFOkD- POST, ABBOTSFOti:b, 15. C.  ^HWtMMlNMiWb*  PRINTING ABILITY  To assure patrons of printing a thoroughly appropriate and artistic product  requires both a theoretical and a practical knowledge���������in other words a mental  - conception as Ay.ell as a practical one.  Both are at your service.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  OUR PRINTING  Is always good, because it possesses the  qualities that go to make up good Printing: correct topography, good press work  harmony of color and appropriate stock  selection���������these are all tlie 'earmarks of  Bates'  Printing���������the worth-while kind.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMETN  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING SERVICE  The shop is equipped with every modern  device necessary for the execution of  high-grade printing, and our working  facilities are������ so ample that prompt  service is both a pleasure and a possibility..  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home ofi Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING SATISFACTION . ��������� _.  Years of practical knowledge and an ex-  - '    tensive and modern plant equipment assure patrons a service that. cannot be  ������������������'   surpassed.-     A telephone call will place  the order..    Our Number is 520.  ���������   :- If busy order by. 'phone. - -  ���������BATES, The Printer-���������JOB DEPARTMENT  ���������The Hbnie of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING OF GREAT VARIETY  . ��������� ��������� ''-,}.'. '  We are , equipped to.handle every, kind  :.:   . and, quality of Printing���������Business, Fruit  .... .Growers, Fruit .Lists,   Publications���������in"  '.,..-.  from one. to. four colors.      Satisfaction  - guaranteed or no charge is made for.the  work, '-which can be returned.  BATES, The Printer -JOB DEPARTMENT  The.Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  l  2������- ���������  COMMERCIAL  PRINTING  Such' as Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads, Cards Circulars Statements and  -r-in fact anything in the way of Printing���������will -receive intelligent attention  and a-thorough highgrade production  if left in bur care. .  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  POSTER PRINTING,   ���������l-.������: ',,������������������;���������"������������������?.���������'  We'print large.and-small Posters of all  kinds-4-any color of paper or ink. ' pur  prices for this kind of .work is cheaper  than in the.cities, and the quality of paper and. ink- is just ~as good. No rent to  pay is part:of'the;secret.  BATES, The Printer:���������^JOB DEPARTMENT  The.Honie of Good Printing at Suitable "Prices  ���������>������������������- j' ������������������>' *  PUBLICATION  PRINTING  We have unrivaled facilities for executing all kinds of Printing, as is attested  by the large amount of Printing we have  handled in* the last seven years. Quality  of work unsurpassed, and delivery in  time assured.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  Hub Square  t     Mission City ' |  PRINTER AND PUBLISHER  m^^^^w^w  gsssi^^ ftl-IE  ABBOTSFORD  POST,. ABBOTSFORD, B.   Q.  ,,,- ti'.'.-,;   ��������� ������*  i >i      ..vm������      ^  ,/!!  'Rev. Mr. Yates of Abbotsford was  u visitor to Mission City on Tuesday.  Miss Agnes Gillen is visiting ,\vith  friends in Mission City.  Rev. Mr Yates has received a call  to Port Coquitlam, but bus not yet  decided to go,  Our reporter, Mr. C. M. Hates, who  Ikis been on the job for some little  time,-entered the hospital at Port Coquitlam on Wednesday, to undergo  an   important operation. ,   ���������  Berlin boasts a chimney sweep who  is the exact double of the Kaiser.  Only,    of course,    he is engaged in  cleaner work.   *   MUSICAL  KXAMIXATUNS  The annual examinations of the Associated Board of the Royal Academy  of Music and the Royal College of  Music, London, England, were held  in Abbotsford on June 17th. All the  candidates presented by the Misses  Steede were successful in their respective Grades.  The following is the list, names arranged alphabetically:  Primary Division���������Irene King,  Sylvia Murray, Frieda Nelson.  Lower Division���������Ruby A. Thomas,  Elementary  Division���������Evelyn   McMenemy,  Percy- Peele,   Marie  Scots-  wold,   Gwen   Tapp.  Local   Central  'Examination���������Intermediate���������Bertha   Ayling,,  Advanced���������Mabel L. Nelson.  ftSAOHiiS'W   GiilYfV TiiE   POPULAR  Glb'V l.'KOAJ TEIN PEOPLK  TO 'mi') HMVilUi !  Gifts of automat iu machine guns  to tlie regiments and tlie department  of Militia are the popular gifts from  the people of British Columbia these  clays for the c;uiho'o1' freedom and tho  bringing to a speedy close the great  ICuropcau   war.  Gnus are being presented from the  larger and smaller places. Vancouver will present over 50 of these guns  Nelson, Kamloops, Revelstoke, Men-  licton and numerous places up country. Chilliwack is busy collecting,  so is Abbotsford, Matsqui and Sumas  municipality (two guns), so,is Langley Prairie and other small communities, too numerous to mention.  One machine gun is equal to the  ride tire of a whole company.'  MATSQUr COUNCIL  (Continued from vPagc One)  allowance by his property in Section  ���������1, Tp. IG.     Filed.  From' Bank . of Montreal, stating  that recent changes in the Municipal Act made it necessary for them  to take fin addition to the Temporary Loan By-law, U)15, passed on the  Gtli day of February, 1915) an additional  bylaw   with  each  individual  SEA  SORROW  The Sea is kinder than the Hun;  One   quick   green   swirl,   and   all   is  done. ,  Nature to Nature brings release.  A plunge,  a pang���������then  God's own  peace ,    ,  There is no malice in the waves;  Bright seaweeds deck those nameless  graves.  The ocean does not mock and jeer,  Its dirge is sad, its heart is clear.  Each  level,  sunlit billow  tolls  A coronach  for  passing'souls.  Nature obeys her ordered plan;  God save us from our fellow-man.  ���������JESSIE POPE  BflBaBB3tas^ramie?SBg^^  G  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, .Jteef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  tmmsa������Ks^^ n^smu  Kisaysaasaii^sa  @t&8-  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  Strictly first-class in every respect.    The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  $1.50  TO  $2.00   PER  DAY  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  acsit== .      , .     PROPRIETORS  1 '���������-��������� , ���������    -     agate  1   ,  note throughout the'year. The council decided that |tlieir wishes would  have to be'complied with, and action  taken   accordingly.  The clerk was instructed to ask the  B. 0. Ii). R. company to proceed with  the Ga ten by road crossing, the same  to connect with , the approaches already constructed.  Tenders  Stumping,  grading  and  gravelling  a  portion of the  Ross  road;   VV.  T.  Prosoloski .fl 97.50; .1. A. Backstrom  .'MC-l.OO;   Ben Murphy $13 9.00.  The  latter was awarded  tlie  contract, the  work  to be  completed on  or before September  15th,   .1.9 L5.  Resolutions  MeCallum-Mclander,  that. Councillor Elliott be empowered to have tho  f approaches on the Fore road at the  crossing of the C. P. It. attended to  Carried.  Melandor-McCallum, that the subdivision plan of the 17.95 acre portion of the N. E. 3-4. of. the N. E. .1-4  of section 7, T. 16 be accepted and  signed by the Reeve and clerk under  the corporate seal.    Carried.  Elliott-Molander, that Coun. Owen  inspect the Schroeder road with pow-  J er, to improve said road. Carried. -  Elliott-McCallum, that a fee of $1  be charged by the collector for each  certificate issued under section'265  of the Municipal Act.     Carried.  Melancler-Elliott,. that    Councillor  Owen be allowed the. sum of $16.25  for   cleaning ' out   the   Mt.   Lehman  gravel'pit.,-' Carried... ' -        ' ',"���������-" ,'  :  Elliott-Melander'that the clerk notify the  Craig-Taylor  Lumher Company to remove the logging engine off  the municipal road through the centre of the S.  \V.  1-4  of S.  3, T.  14  and also to fix the approach to the  logging road so  that the    residents  may  have  proper  use   of  the same.  Carried.  Elliott-Melander That Coun. Owen  call for tenders for grading the Town-  Mi^MS00\M^Mi^Mi  SI^^Ki^Hi  MiiiliffllttB  These are features in our  Vancouver'offices. It will pay  you to have your dental work  done in Vancouver. All work  guaranteed for ten year.  i  1  ���������s*    i%t  V  Also 2 Store Awnings, lift, and5ft.  6 in, for sale at a snap.  J..E. PARTON  Painter and Decorator  Abbotsford  Painless Dental Parlors  207 HASTINGS ST. W. COR. CAMBIE  fship line road west'of the Aberdeen  read, tenders to be in the hands of  the clerk by the first Saturday in  August and the work to be completed by September 15th.    Carried.  Melander-McCallum, that each  wa-rd have a noxious weds inspector  appointed to report to the Councillor  ward have a noxious weeds inspector  bo authorized to em ply men to cut  Canada thistles and burdocks at once  Carried.  McCallum.-pwen, that Councillor  Elliott be empowered to arrange  with the School Board for the joint  purchase of sewer pipe to be laid on  the Riverside road from the school  grounds to the creek for road drainage, to which the school drainage is  to   have  connection.    Carried.  Melander-McCallum, that Mr. H. J  A. Burnett be appointed auditor for  the school board he to divide his fee  of $100 which fee shall cover the  balance sheet and the financial state  incut between tho council and the  school board in accordance with the  work involved. Carried.  Elliott-Melander, that Archie Nicholson be paid the-sum of $100 tho  same being the contract price on the  cemetery road, less $0.10 for powder  and 606 for drift blots made- by  John Croy, also an additional sum of  $6.00 for the extension of the culvert.    Carried.  By-liiw  The . Bylaw entitled "A Bylaw to.  repeal the Matsqui Dog Tax Bylaw,  1,914" was reconsidered, adopted and  finally passed signed by the Reeve  and clerk and sealed with the corporate seal.  The Bouchier Road Improvement  bylaw, 1915 was reconsidered,, adopted and finally passed, signed by the  Reeve and clerk and sealed with the  corporate'seal.      ��������� .     .- ...  The Matsqui Pound Bylaw, 1915,  was reconsidered adopted and finally  passed, signed by the Reeve; and the  clerk and sealed with.the corporate  seal."' , -"   ������������������ . \ -    '.- ��������� ��������� ' *s  The Matsqui, District Municipality  Revenue Bylaw 1915 was reconsider  ed, adopted and finally passed, signed by the Reeve and clerk and sealed with the Corporate Seal.  The Matsqui Cemetery Bylaw 1915  was regularly passed the first, second  and third readings. .  The Bylaw entitled, "The Anderson Road, the South LeFeuvre Road  Extension, the Township Line Road  Townships 13 and 14, the McCallum  Road and the International Boundary  roadhylaw 1915" was regularly passed the first, second and third readings.  Councillor Melander gave notice  that he would introduce at the next  meeting a bylaw entitled, "An Annual Loan Bylaw, Marked 'B' "  The council then adjourned to met  as a special meeting at the residence  of the Reeve, Maple Grove Farm  Clayburn on Saturday, July 10th at  1:30 o'clock p. m. for the passing of  the Annual Loan Bylaw 1915, Marked 'B' and for the passing of accounts  WEEKLY  FRUIT REPORT.  Of the Vernon Fruit Co., Ltd.,  operating at Calgary, Ed-  montont Medicine Hat, Re-  gina and Saskatoon.  The past week has demonstrated  conclusively that the public, will not  pay high prices. It has been.���������"If  I can't get raspberries.for so much I  won't use them." While at low prices the demand is very good. There  is ho fruit sold on this market as  popu.ar as raspberries hut any price  that looks high is instantly resented  with the feeling that the middlemen  arc getting too Ing a bite. With hard  times.* and curtailed incomes the public anger is at once aroused and a  boycott is really put into effect. The  recent conference gave the public the  impression that'the middleman is getting it all.  The markets have cleaned up nicely.' Quite a few raspberries have  come in soft. One peculiar thing  that we have noticed this season is  that out of a shipment in fine condition cne or two cratos will be decidedly soft.  Black currants are now beginning  to firll. It is r.lwuys hard to tfot  them started and there usually seems  more demand after they are done  than while on tho market.  .Blackberries- are.  selling   freely,  Yours truly,  S. J. FEE, Manager  Venii^r^'ruit Company, Ltd.  INTERESTING OBJECTS  A woman, suffragist trying to convert the husband of an intimate  friend who is an anti.  '.   An ex-president of the United States who admits  publicly .that, if he  was in again he'would probably make  "things, worse". '.j ���������..    ;   ,  '���������'. "Your wife's wealthy  (and single)"  uncle. '     ������������������/'-   J   . :     '    '   '\ . .-.���������."'���������'���������'''  "ROUGH ON RATS".clears;put.:Rats  . Mice, etc. JDon't Die in-the'House.  15c and" 25c, at Drug and Country  Stores.   . ���������     ���������, .   ; r .  Life is a burden to some people,  and some others are a problem to life  . Oscar Johnson was -arrested in  Vancouver this week for trying to sell  a Lee-Enfield rifle.  "RIDERS WANTED as agents for  high grade bicycles. Write for low  pcises to THOS PLIMEY'S CYCLE  WORKS.   VICTORIA.   B.   C.  Robson Bros.  Poultry Tonic  ���������and���������  Lice Powder  Abbotsford Feed Store  CHARLEY'S POOL ROOM  AND BARBER SHOP  Huntingdon  Go  Witli  The Bunch  Don't believe me .but come any night  and  see where  the bunch is  2 New Tables Ju3t  Added  Laundry Agency in Connection  MII������MMMWIJtt������M������lUJILHMIW,IMfl^^  fe  Ice Cream,   Soda Drinks,   Sundaes  Everything in the Ice Cream  line  Have you visited my.new,Ice Cream Parlor.     Fitted in first  class  style.    A cool retreat.  Fresh Strawberries arriving-daily  ALBERT LEE, GROCER AND BAKER  Abbotsford, B. C  V3SB  'J'  'I'  \\\  i  i -  Pi  '''"'I  I  |J'(  if:  r  r  Jsl'  I  ���������ft  I  IS) I  m  1*1  k'l  V'  f M  I  '  <?  II  I'.'i  ���������f.l  n

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